Project Server 2010: Can I delay running the SharePoint Configuration Wizard?

In SharePoint 2010 when you upgrade to a new Cumulative Update or Service Pack this involves two main steps – first is loading the binaries, and the second is running the SharePoint Server 2010 configuration wizard (psconfig or psconfigui).  SharePoint supports delaying the running of the configuration wizard or even detaching content databases while running…


Project Server 2010: Blog Round-Up – New TechCenter, some PowerShell stuff and very cool Solution Starters and more!

Just in case some of you have missed these great postings, I thought I’d put out a round up of recent posts that caught my attention: The refurbished Project 2010 TechCenter on TechNet from Jan – http://blogs.technet.com/b/projectadministration/archive/2010/06/29/announcing-project-2010-techcenters-on-technet-refreshed.aspx The CU Webcast Series (sorry to be missing the first one – http://blogs.technet.com/b/projectadministration/archive/2010/06/16/microsoft-project-and-project-server-2007-and-2010-cumulative-update-webcast-series.aspx Some very cool PowerShell stuff…


Project Server 2010: View Failure in Project Center when certain ISO Currency Codes used in published projects

This one came to my attention via the TechNet Project Server forums http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/category/projectserver2010 (thanks Milen!) and was specifically raised concerning the Bulgarian currency code BGN.  If this was used in a project (File, Options, Display, Currency) then published to the server then an error would occur when navigating to Project Center: Pressing OK would just…


Project Server 2010 and Exchange Integration – a couple of early issues resolved

My colleague Mohit has completed some great work on an Exchange integration problem with one of our early 2010 customers.  See the results of his work at  http://blogs.msdn.com/b/mohits/archive/2010/05/29/integration-of-project-server-2010-and-exchange-2010-2007.aspx .  This was a solution in two parts, with one of the issues being the setting of impersonation in Exchange Server 2010, and the requirement to set…


Project Server 2010: Demo Virtual Machines

A couple of useful references from the other Project blogs: http://blogs.msdn.com/chrisfie/archive/2010/05/08/microsoft-project-server-2010-rtm-demo-virtual-machine-is-ready-for-download.aspx details the SharePoint Server 2010 and the upcoming (soon – if you are reading this on the day of posting) Project Server 2010 installation pack.  Go get the SharePoint main image today – and then Project can just be added as a small download. …


Project Server 2010: Things to note, and avoid, as you start the 2010 journey…

Unless you have been living in a cave you will have heard that next month sees the virtual launch of Office 2010.  Details of the virtual launch and other availability stuff at http://blogs.msdn.com/chrisfie/archive/2010/04/28/microsoft-project-server-2010-availability-on-msdn-and-technet-subscribers-download-it-s-coming.aspx but I thought I’d take a few minutes to prepare the scene.  I know you will all read the wealth of documentation…